Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities

Ancient Egypt's 'Serekh' sign, what does it represent?

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 - 10:26 GMT

The serekh sign, a paneled walling with the falcon-headed god Horus usually perched on top, is widely believed to represent the facade of a royal palace.

Egypt to open all museums, archaeological sites free-of-charge on World Tourism Day

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 01:42 GMT

The decision comes in celebration of World Tourism Day and the 200th anniversary of the emergence of Egyptology.

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities participates in International Tourism Exhibition IFTM TOP RESA in Paris

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 12:08 GMT

This exhibition is a great opportunity to review the developments in the Egyptian tourism sector.

Acquaint yourself with ancient Egypt’s ‘Ja’ sign

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 09:57 GMT

This hieroglyphic sign consists of two wooden pieces.

National Military Museum illustrates signs of victory in Egyptian history

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 10:44 GMT

Egypt is an ancient country that experienced many events and fought great wars throughout its history.

Stela of Ramses I with Seth, when king meets deity

Tue, 06 Sep 2022 - 12:07 GMT

This beautifully carved lunette stela depicts the New Kingdom ruler Ramses I standing before Avaris’ main deity, Seth.

‘Sesh’ sign of ancient Egypt, what does it represent?

Tue, 06 Sep 2022 - 12:04 GMT

This sign represents ancient Egyptian writing tools.

Cultural, artistic, educational workshops to celebrate 80th establishing anniversary of Helwan’s Rokn Farouk

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 11:29 GMT

Rokn Farouk Museum in Helwan will organize a series of events to celebrate its 80thestablishing anniversary, which falls annually on September 5.

Touristic preparations underway for Egypt’s hosting of COP 27 in November

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 10:53 GMT

The programs will include one-day trips, cruises and visits to natural protectorates, among others.

Min. of Tourism & Antiquities participates in 7th National Youth Forum in New Administrative Capital

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 11:26 GMT

The event will be organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

Restoration of Amun-Ra’s shrine in Temple of Seti I completed

Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 11:39 GMT

The Supreme Council of Antiquities' researchers and archaeologists completed the restoration work of the deity Amun-Ra's shrine.

Sohag National Museum, a gem in Upper Egypt

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 11:25 GMT

The Sohag National Museum is one of the largest regional museums in Egypt.

National Museum of Egyptian Civilization holds wood carving workshop

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 03:24 GMT

The workshop was held under the title “Discover the Art of Wood Carving”.

Golden Shrine of Luxor’s Habu Temple restored to its original splendor

Sun, 07 Aug 2022 - 04:12 GMT

The restoration work was carried out exclusively by the Egyptian restorers of the Supreme Council of Antiquities.

Pyramids Air Show 2022 represents great promotion for tourism in Egypt, Min. of Tourism & Antiquities

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 11:52 GMT

Enani explained that the air show come as a great promotion for tourism in Egypt in general, and for the Great Giza Pyramids in particular.

Egyptologist Zahi Hawass to announce how Tutankhamun died next October

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 12:14 GMT

Hawass attended a seminar at the 19th Magna Graecia Film Festival.

Library of Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to be renovated

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 06:44 GMT

The library of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir is one of the oldest libraries dedicated to the civilizations of Egypt and the ancient Near East.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. convenes with Italian ambassador to discuss ways of enhancing cooperation in tourism, archaeological fields

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 01:17 GMT

Enani began the meeting by welcoming the ambassador, and stressing the strong relations between Egypt and Italy.

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to hold specialized educational workshops for students of restoration departments

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 12:46 GMT

This is held under the supervision of the Museum's Department of Restoration.

Acquaint yourself with Egypt’s dive centers accredited with Green Fins membership

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 11:29 GMT

This brand was introduced to the diving sector in Egypt by the project to integrate biodiversity into tourism in Egypt.